Project 3D-Bridge – Filippo Juvarra’s Palazzo Design from 1705, Part 7: Download model

3D-Bridge Cultural Transform
3D-Bridge Cultural Transform

3D-Bridge – Transferring of Cultural Heritage with New Technology:
Visualization of Filippo Juvarra’s Palace Project and Garden Plan from 1705

Story Episodes

  1. Introduction
  2. Project Outline
  3. The Sources
  4. Construction Records: The plans
  5. Construction Records: The bird’s eye view
  6. Online Movie
  7. Download of the original computer model (this post)
  8. Partner Institutes

7. Download of the original computer model

 

The minimal technical requirements to use the Virtual Reality Model:

 

Minimal Requirements
OS Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
CPU 3 GHz or higher processor clock speed
RAM 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM
GRAPHICS DirectX9 hardware acceleration
HDD 1.0 gigabytes (GB) of available hard disk space

Installing the Virtual Reality Engine UnrealEngine2

Download the Virtual Reality UnrealEngine2 from epicgames’ website and install it on your computer:
http://apacudn.epicgames.com/Files/UE2/Runtime/UE2Runtime-22262002_Demo.exe
Download the Virtual Reality model from archetmedia‘s website:
http://www.archetmedia.de/media/BH_Juvarra.zip

To unzip the downloaded file, right-click the “BH_Juvarra.zip” and then click Extract on the shortcut menu.
Move the files into the following folders of your installed Unreal folder hierarchy:

Filename Folder
BH_Juvarra.urt Maps
BH_Juvarra.usx StaticMeshes
BH_Juvarra.utx Textures

Launch the model

You can launch the UnrealEngine2 (UnrealEd) by selecting Start, Programs, UnrealEngine2 Runtime and clicking on UnrealEngine2 Runtime.

Select “BH_Juvarra” and click on Start.

Explore the model

To interact with the environment, you have to use your keyboard and your mouse.

Action Keyboard
move forward arrow up
move backward arrow down
move to the left arrow left
move to the right arrow right
look around move your mouse
switch between “Fly” and “Walk” mode f
General Options Press Esc
brighter or darker view F10

Enjoy!